The Overlooked Child

I read today about a mom who took to social media to complain that Read more…



Following Politics Without Losing Your Religion

Hang in there and give thanks—it’s almost over. In just a few days we can get back to commercials with Gronk telling us Read more…



The Fruit of Distontent

I don’t know why I subject myself to it. It doesn’t make any sense. All it produces is frustration, discontent, and guilt. I try to stop myself, but eventually, inevitably, reluctantly, I give in (okay, maybe not reluctantly, but gimmie a break—I’m on a roll). Two to three times a year I Read more…


Becoming Like Little Children

     Have you ever been watching baseball and had a verse of Scripture reinforced as true? … Oh…. Well I don’t think I’mthe one who’s weird…. It involves two incidents Read more…



Recognizing Mom

Ryder Haddock received an unexpected blessing in the mail a couple of months ago—his letter from the State of Michigan Unemployment Insurance Agency informing him that he has been approved for Read more…



To Boldly Believe

As I read the news this morning I saw that Stephen Hawking died. The renowned physicist was an amazing man. Now only did he have a brilliant mind, but he Read more…



Making A Difference

Some times remind us more than others just how much we need to share the love of Christ. In the weeks since the school shooting in Florida that’s been weighing on my mind. It’s not just that Read more…



Caring About The Job

Recently Christi and I joined one of those big discount warehouse clubs. When we stepped up to the customer service counter to pay and get our membership cards, we were assisted by a young lady wearing a sweatshirt that read, Read more…



Missing What’s Right In Front Of You

I’ve always been a packrat. I admit it. You’d think as many times as I moved in my first quarter century of life that I would’ve learned to pack light. But I have trouble


True Toughness

I recently met one of the toughest people I’ve encountered. Her name is Violet. I know, not a name that inspires fear

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